Saturday, November 14, 2009

Guy William Marsh 1897-1988

Guy William Marsh was born September 18, 1897 at Farmington and Homer Townships, Day County, South Dakota. His parents were Leon Marsh and Trina Johnson. In the 1920 U. S. Census, Guy was living as a boarder at Hickman, Marshall County, South Dakota working with the Charles Tompkins family. Guy William Marsh was married on February 3, 1921 to Lillie V. Carlson, she was born in Sweden. Guy moved to Yakima from Seattle in 1978, after retiring from 50 years as a barber. He was a member of the Central Lutheran Church in Yakima. Guy died on Wednesday, April 13, 1988 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Yakima, Yakima County, Washington. Survivors include a son, Guy William Marsh of Bellevue, a daughter Verlaine Marsh Fontes of Yakima, seven grandchildren. He was preceded on death by his wife Lily. He lived for more that 90 years.

My sources are the 1900 U. S. Census, South Dakota, Day County and the Social Security Death Index (SSDI)

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Leon Marsh Family

Leon Marsh is the brother of Arthur Marsh, they were both born in Broome County, New York. Leon was born January 1859 and married Trina (called Tina) Johnson. She was born October 1864 in Norway. Tina immigrated to the USA in 1888 and they were married in 1890. They had one son Guy Marsh.

My sources are the 1900 U. S. Census, South Dakota, Day County